1998 US Open - Men's Singles
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1998 US Open %E2%80%93 Men's Singles
Men's Singles
1998 US Open
ChampionAustralia Patrick Rafter
Runner-upAustralia Mark Philippoussis
Final score6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
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Patrick Rafter successfully defended his title, defeating compatriot Mark Philippoussis in the final, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0 to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1998 US Open.

Seeds

  1. United States Pete Sampras (Semifinals)
  2. Chile Marcelo Ríos (Third Round)
  3. Australia Patrick Rafter (Champion)
  4. Czech Republic Petr Korda (First Round)
  5. Netherlands Richard Krajicek (Third Round)
  6. United Kingdom Greg Rusedski (Third Round)
  7. Spain Àlex Corretja (Fourth Round)
  8. United States Andre Agassi (Fourth Round)
  9. Slovakia Karol Ku?era (Quarterfinals)
  10. Spain Carlos Moyà (Semifinals)
  11. Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov (Fourth Round)
  12. Sweden Jonas Björkman (Quarterfinals)
  13. United Kingdom Tim Henman (Fourth Round)
  14. Croatia Goran Ivani?evi? (Fourth Round)
  15. Spain Alberto Berasategui (First Round)
  16. Spain Albert Costa (First Round)

Qualifying

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1 United States Pete Sampras 6 7 6
9 Slovakia Karol Ku?era 3 5 4
1 United States Pete Sampras 710 4 6 4 3
3 Australia Patrick Rafter 686 2 6 6
3 Australia Patrick Rafter 6 6 7
12 Sweden Jonas Björkman 2 3 5
3 Australia Patrick Rafter 6 3 6 6
Australia Mark Philippoussis 3 6 2 0
  Sweden Thomas Johansson 6 3 77 3 610
Australia Mark Philippoussis 4 6 636 712
Australia Mark Philippoussis 6 6 5 6
10 Spain Carlos Moyà 1 4 7 4
10 Spain Carlos Moyà 6 6 6
Sweden Magnus Larsson 4 3 3

Top Half

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
Germany M-K Goellner 3 2 2 1 United States P Sampras 77 2 6 6
WC United States P Goldstein 6777 6 3 WC United States P Goldstein 646 3 3
Australia A Ilie 79 644 0r 1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
WC United States A Park 5 3 1 Sweden M Tillström 2 3 1
Sweden M Tillström 7 6 6 Sweden M Tillström 1 6 77 3 6
Czech Republic S Dosed?l 6 3 6 6 Czech Republic S Dosed?l 6 3 656 3
Belgium F Dewulf 4 6 3 4 1 United States P Sampras 6 6 6
WC United States T Dent 4 7 2 Russia M Safin 4 3 2
Q Germany A R?dulescu 6 5 1r WC United States T Dent 3 1 62
Russia M Safin 6 3 6 77 Russia M Safin 6 6 77
Sweden M Gustafsson 2 6 3 64 Russia M Safin 6 6 1 6
United States J Gimelstob 6 5 3r Austria T Muster 4 4 6 3
Zimbabwe W Black 3 7 2 Zimbabwe W Black 77 4 3 0
Austria T Muster 77 6 6 Austria T Muster 656 6 6
15 Spain A Berasategui 612 3

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9 Slovakia K Ku?era 6 6 6
United States S Campbell 4 2 4 9 Slovakia K Ku?era 7 6 6
France J Golmard 6 6 77 France J Golmard 5 3 0
Czech Republic J Novák 3 4 65 9 Slovakia K Ku?era 7 6 6
WC United States B Bryan 3 656 6 6 Romania A Voinea 5 3 2
South Africa M Ondruska 6 77 1 4 4 WC United States B Bryan 6 2 4 4
Romania A Voinea 6 3 6 2 Romania A Voinea 0 6 6 6
Italy A Gaudenzi 4 6 2 0r 9 Slovakia K Ku?era 6 6 651 6
Czech Republic M Damm 6 6 7 8 United States A Agassi 3 3 77 6 3
Netherlands S Schalken 3 3 5 Czech Republic M Damm 66654
Q Australia J Sekulov 4 4 2 Italy D Sanguinetti 78 77 6
Italy S Sanguinetti 6 6 6 Italy D Sanguinetti 2 3 0
France G Raoux 6 3 6 1 78 8 United States A Agassi 6 6 6
France N Escudé 3 6 3 6 66 France G Raoux 3 2 78 6 1
France S Grosjean 4 1 4 8 United States A Agassi 6 6 663 6
8 United States A Agassi 6 6 6

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3 Australia P Rafter 4 4 6 6 6
Morocco H Arazi 6 6 3 3 1 3 Australia P Rafter 6 6 6
Costa Rica JA Marín 3 6 6 2 1 Argentina H Gumy 4 1 2
Argentina H Gumy 6 0 4 6 6 3 Australia P Rafter 6 6 6
Q The Bahamas M Merklein 77 0 4 4 Q South Africa D Nainkin 1 1 1
Q South Africa D Nainkin 636 6 6 Q South Africa D Nainkin 2 6 6 6
Q Israel N Behr 6 4 3 4 Brazil G Kuerten 6 4 3 4
Brazil G Kuerten 4 6 6 6 3 Australia P Rafter 6 6 4 6
Spain G Blanco 3 0 2 14 Croatia G Ivani?evi? 3 4 6 1
Argentina G Cañas 6 6 6 Argentina G Cañas 1 1 5
Spain J Alonso 4 3 2 Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 6 7
Netherlands P Haarhuis 6 6 6 Netherlands P Haarhuis 653 4
United States T Martin 77 6 7 14 Croatia G Ivani?evi? 77 6 6
United States J Tarango 642 5 United States T Martin 6 655 3
Australia M Woodforde 3 4 4 14 Croatia G Ivani?evi? 1 77 7 6
14 Croatia G Ivani?evi? 6 6 6

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
12 Sweden J Björkman 6 4 6 636
France C Pioline 2 6 1 77 2 12 Sweden J Björkman 6 6 6
Q South Korea Y-i Yoon 2 4 4 WC United States J Stark 2 3 1
WC United States J Stark 6 6 6 12 Sweden J Björkman 6 6 6
Q Australia W Arthurs 6 5 6 6 France F Santoro 3 1 2
Spain C Costa 3 7 4 4 Q Australia W Arthurs 634 3
Ecuador N Lapentti 6 5 3 6 64 France F Santoro 77 6 6
France F Santoro 4 7 6 3 77 12 Sweden J Björkman 6 2 6 6
Romania D Pescariu 4 3 0 Netherlands J Siemerink 4 6 2 2
Netherlands J Siemerink 6 6 6 Netherlands J Siemerink 6 6 6
Switzerland M Rosset 65635 Slovakia D Hrbatý 4 3 4
Slovakia D Hrbatý 77 77 7 Netherlands J Siemerink 1 6 5 6 6
Czech Republic B Ulihrach 6 6 4 6 6 United Kingdom G Rusedski 6 4 7 2 4
Armenia S Sargsian 1 3 6 4 Czech Republic B Ulihrach 6 3 6 2 5
South Africa W Ferreira 6 627 674 6 United Kingdom G Rusedski 4 6 4 6 7
6 United Kingdom G Rusedski 4 77 5 79 6

Bottom Half

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
5 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 6 6
France A Clément 3 1 1 5 Netherlands R Krajicek 6 77 6
WC United States A O'Brien 7 6 79 WC United States A O'Brien 1 652
India L Paes 5 3 67 5 Netherlands R Krajicek 77 4r
Germany H Dreekmann 6 1 6 6 655
Australia R Fromberg 3 6 3 3 Germany H Dreekmann 6 5 2 3
Sweden T Johansson 77 6 77 2 7 6 6
Brazil F Meligeni 653 63 3 6 6 78
Spain F Clavet 6106 7 6 11 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 3 3 66
Romania A Pavel 712 4 5 2 Spain F Clavet 4 631
Germany N Kiefer 6 6 6 Germany N Kiefer 6 77 6
France L Roux 4 3 1 Germany N Kiefer 4 0 2
Spain J Burillo 3 5 4 11 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 6 6
Germany T Haas 6 7 6 Germany T Haas 5 2 6 5
1 2 4 11 Russia Y Kafelnikov 7 6 1 7
11 Russia Y Kafelnikov 6 6 6

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
13 United Kingdom T Henman 6 77 77
Australia S Draper 3 6463 13 United Kingdom T Henman 6 5 7 6
Spain F Mantilla 6 3 6 7 Spain F Mantilla 3 7 5 4
New Zealand B Steven 3 6 4 5 13 United Kingdom T Henman 6 7 1 6
Australia T Woodbridge 77 604r Q Germany M Kohlmann 3 5 6 4
Q Germany M Kohlmann 6577 4 Q Germany M Kohlmann 7 6 6
Q United States D Wheaton 4 1 4 Q France A Di Pasquale 5 4 4
Q France A Di Pasquale 6 6 6 13 United Kingdom T Henman 5 6 4 1
Norway C Ruud 5 4 3 7 0 6 6
7 6 6 636 6 6
Canada S Lareau 7 77 6 Canada S Lareau 77 3 3 4
Paraguay R Delgado 5 633 77 6 6
Denmark K Carlsen 604 6 1 Argentina L Arnold Ker 653 3
Argentina L Arnold Ker 77 6 4 6 Argentina L Arnold Ker 7 3 6 6
Q Germany B Karbacher 2 6 6 6 Q Germany B Karbacher 5 6 2 3
4 Czech Republic P Korda 6 3 2 1

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
7 Spain A Corretja 2 6 7 7
Italy G Pozzi 6 3 5 5 7 Spain A Corretja 6 5 686 6
Q France J-B Perlant 1 7 6 6 Q France J-B Perlant 4 7 710 1 0
Australia J Stoltenberg 6 5 3 3 7 Spain A Corretja 6 4 6 77
United States V Spadea 4 1 2 Zimbabwe B Black 3 6 2 65
Zimbabwe B Black 6 6 6 Zimbabwe B Black 77 6 7
Germany D Prinosil 4 3 6 4 Spain F Vicente 641 5
Spain F Vicente 6 6 2 6 7 Spain A Corretja 645 3
Sweden M Norman 79 66646 6 10 Spain C Moyà 77 7 6
Canada D Nestor 6778 77 4 4 Sweden M Norman 4 2 710 3
United States J-M Gambill 6 1 6 7 United States J-M Gambill 6 6 686
Q Germany K Braasch 3 6 3 5 United States J-M Gambill 2 6 6 3 64
Q Israel E Erlich 1 3 1 10 Spain C Moyà 6 3 3 6 77
United States M Chang 6 6 6 United States M Chang 6 6 654 3
Argentina M Puerta 1 6477 4r 10 Spain C Moyà 3 1 77 6 6
10 Spain C Moyà 6 77 634

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16 Spain A Costa 6 6 5 2 4
Germany O Gross 2 4 7 6 6 Germany O Gross 6 6 6
Q Argentina M Rodríguez 1 2 2 Spain S Bruguera 1 3 4
Spain S Bruguera 6 6 6 Germany O Gross 7 655 6 7
Ukraine A Medvedev 6 7 6 WC United States G Grant 5 77 7 3 5
Netherlands J van Lottum 4 5 2 Ukraine A Medvedev 6 3 644
Spain J Sánchez 2 5 6 3 WC United States G Grant 4 6 77 6
WC United States G Grant 6 7 4 6 Germany O Gross 4 5 7 2
Sweden M Larsson 3 6 1 6 6 Sweden M Larsson 6 7 5 6
United States M Washington 6 3 6 4 4 Sweden M Larsson 6 6 6
Argentina F Squillari 650 1 Uruguay M Filippini 3 2 2
Uruguay M Filippini 77 6 6 Sweden M Larsson 6 632 6 6
United States M Russell 5 4 6 3 2 Chile M Ríos 1 77 6 3 2
Q Italy G Galimberti 7 6 3 6 Q Italy G Galimberti 2 77 2 2
Czech Republic V Vacek 4 2 3 2 Chile M Ríos 6 646 6
2 Chile M Ríos 6 6 6

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